Friday, January 16, 2015

Ang Pinaka Yummy in Bulacan

Bulacan is more popularly known for its great contribution to the historical and cultural heritage of the Philippines. Aside from its famous noble heroes, celebrities, century old and historical churches and festivals, Bulacan is also home to different sumptuous and delicious dishes. Last March 2014, Ang Pinaka, a local tv magazine show in GMA News TV Channel 11 listed down the yummiest food destinations in the province. They presented 10 of the best home-grown restaurant that showcases the rich culinary heritage of Bulacan.


What are the top home-grown restaurants that you should not missed in your next visit to Bulacan? Who among them made it to Ang Pinaka Yummy in Bulacan.



10. CITANG's EATERY


Opened in 1970, Citang's eatery started in selling puto, kutsinta and other kakanin (rice cake). They soon became an eatery selling their trademark goto (porridge) and tokwa't baboy (pork and tofu).

Must Try:

Goto with laman loob (innards) of carabao - Php 25.00

Tokwa at Baboy (Pork and Tofu): tender boiled and fried pork with vinegar of Paombong (sukang Paombong) - Php 40.00

Dinuguan made from carabao meat - Php 40.00

Putong Puti with cheese and salted egg - Php 30.00
Sapin-sapin with gabok - Php 60.00

Address: 620 Kuatro Kantos, Sta Isabel, City of Malolos, Bulacan (besides Sta. Isabel Parish Church)
Contact Number: (044) 796-0678
Social Media: Facebook Page

9. NINA'S FRIED ITIK RESTAURANT


Nina's is a floating restaurant type and your go to place for various itik recipes, it first opened in 1997 as a fishpond of hito (catfish). Aside from itik dishes, there are other must try food in their menu.



Must Try:


Fried Itik with special sauce: process of cooking includes 3 hours of boiling in hot water and 5 minutes deep frying using its own oil - Php 170.00 

Adobong Itik with plenty of garlic - Php 170.00

Sinampalukang Manok - Php 195.00

Fried Hito with bagoong and sampalok sauce - Php 160.00
Adobong Igat sa Gata - Php 150.00

Address: 358 Santan Street, San Jose, Plaridel, Bulacan 
Contact Number: 0916-557-6543

8. KALYE MABINI


Opened in 2012 and serves a fusion of Italian, American and Filipino Cuisine, Kalye Maibni offers mouth watering lomo or pork baby back ribs at a very reasonable prices.


Must Try:



Lomo Ribs: marinade ribs and baked in minutes before grilling - Php 325.00

Mama's Salad: baby back ribs in greens with garlic mayo dressing - Php 150.00

Garlic ala Pasta: herbed grilled chicken breast fillet with garlic butter and calamansi sauce - Php 150.00

Rib Burger or Kuya's Burger in pandesal bun - Php 90.00
Turon Squares with vanilla ice cream - Php 55.00

Address: 214 A. Mabini Street, Mojon, City of Malolos, Bulacan 

Contact Number: 0932-868-4242

Social Media: Facebook Page



7. OUR KITCHEN - WHERE EAST MEETS WEST

Opened in 2011, Our Kitchen specializes in Asian fusion cuisine and menu consists of French, Italian, Japanese and Thai inspired dishes


Must Try:


Pork Baby Back Ribs: slowly roasted baby back ribs - Php 130.00

Carbonara Linguine: with bacon, ham and linguine pasta in Alfredo sauce - Php 110.00

White Pizza: with 100% mozzarella cheese, white sauce and egg yolk in the middle - Php 170.00
Crispy Dinuguan with crispy bagnet - Php 140.00
Blueberry Cheesecake: no extenders and all natural ingredients was used - Php 110.00

Address: Robinson's Supermarket, El Camino Road, Sto. Niño, Camalig, City of Meycauayan, Bulacan 

Contact Numbers: 0917-636-2479, 0939-939-4626, 0923-737-5591

Social Media: Facebook Page



6. LEE FOO PANCITERIA


Lee Foo is the home of the affordable and delicious Chinese food in the north. After retiring from work in one of the hotels in Manila in 1983, Chinese cook Lee Foo moved to Bulacan and started his own panciteria.



Must Try:


Lee Foo Chicken: deep fried chicken with special sauce, crispy in the outside tender juicy in the inside - Php 300.00

Lumpiang Shanghai: with meat and fish inside - Php 95.00

Pancit Canton: canton used was made exclusively for Lee Foo restaurant - Php 300.00

Egg Fooyong: consists of ground pork, cabbage, ham and egg - Php 150.00
Patchin: more like Chopsuey but with lots of seafood - Php 150.00
Pata Tim: with lots of Chinese herbs and spices - Php 395.00


Address: 159 National Road, Cutcot, Pulilan, Bulacan 
Contact Number: (044) 815-0402

Social Media: Facebook Page 



5. LA FAMILIA SIZZLERS AND RESTAURANT 

La Familia started as a humble roadside canteen selling merienda to drivers. The restaurant opened in 1985 and now serving delectable Pinoy lutong bahay dishes.

Must Try: 


Beef Serkele - Php 195.00 
Chicken Roll: chicken breast with ham, carrots, cucumber and cheese - Php 85.00

Okay na Okoy (crispy pumpkin) - Php 20.00

Pork Dinuguan with tamarind leaves - Php 85.00 

Beef Kare-kare with oxtail - Php 135.00


Address: 280 Dona Remedios Trinidad Highway, Bagong Nayon, Baliuag, Bulacan 
Contact Numbers: (044) 766-2037, 0917-858-1748, 0923-732-8059


4. PEPPER'S GRILL



They are known for their great food and great ambience of the restaurant. Pepper's Grill opened in 2006 and serves Filipino and Spanish cuisine. 


Must Try:



Sinugba (seafood inihaw): gindara fish, shrimps and pusit - Php 300.00

Bagoong Rice 120: sauté rice in homemade bagoong - Php 120.00

Seafood Paella - Php 250.00 

Chopsuey Macao - Php 120.00
Sizzling Bulalo - Php 350.00


Address: 780 Bagbaguin, Sta Maria, Bulacan 
Contact Number: 0917-867-1111

Social Media: Facebook Page



3. KABISERA

Opened in 2011, Kabisera, which means head of the table, exudes a homey ambience with wooden furniture and antique fixtures. The restaurant serves delicious meals at affordable prices. 


Must Try:

Kabiserang Manok: marinade and fried chicken with teriyaki sauce - Php 195.00

Binusog na Pusit: stuffed pusit with cheese, onion, garlic and tomato - Php 195.00

Pinakbet : mixed vegetables with their homemade bagoong - Php 110.00

Steamed Pla-pla - Php 205.00 
Crispy Sisig - Php 180.00


Address: 139 Dahlia Street, Alido Heights Subdivision, City of Malolos, Bulacan 
Contact Number: 0915-311-1248


2. BISTRO MALOLEÑO



Opened last April 2013, Bistro Maloleño was born after the owners saw a tv segment featuring the last cuisine of Malolos. The casual dining restaurant is the home of authentic Bulacan heritage cuisine. 


Must Try:

Nilagang Manok na Puti with Asparagus: Emilio Aguinaldo's favorite dish - Php 235.00

Pochero ni Plaridel with pork and beef: Marcelo H. del Pilar's favorite dish - Php 350.00

Hamon Bulakenya - Php 380.00

Seafoods Fiesta: with tahong, pusit, talaba, tempura, alimango, alimasag, sugpo and ulang - Php 695.00
Gurgurya: heritage dish from the women of Malolos - Php 150.00
Pinaso - Php 49.00


Address: Capitol View Park, City of Malolos, Bulacan 
Contact Numbers: (044) 305-0645, 0942-824-7876

Social Media: Facebook Page 



1. HAPAG


Hapag is a Filipino restaurant which also serves as an events place for special family get together and occasions.  It was opened in 2013 and started as a catering business and school canteen before it evolves as a restaurant.

Must Try:
Lechon Kawali Kare-kare - Php 178.00

Nachos de Longganisa Calumpit - Php 178.00

Greens in Mango Dressing (vegetable salad) - Php 98.00 

3 in 1 Sinigang: with pork, beef and shrimp - Php 268.00
Hapag Rice: fried rice with bacon, egg and kangkong - Php 108.00
Pastillas con Hielo: pastillas made from San Miguel, Bulacan with dulce de leche, ice cream and pinipig - Php 158.00


Address: Hiyas ng Bulacan, Capitol Compound, Guinhawa, City of Malolos, Bulacan 
Contact Numbers: 0922-848-2761, 0917-516-6943

Social Media: Facebook Page 



*** Prices as of February 2014

1 comment:

  1. There are so much good restaurants in Bulacan. I just wondering if they also offer some Catering Services in Bulacan

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